Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Man in Anaheim Cul de Sac

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 21, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man discovered in a cul-de-sac early Saturday morning. Read on...
  2. Person of Intrest Soughty in Butane Honey Oil Extraction Explosion

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2019) - Anaheim PD investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a Butane Honey Oil extraction laboratory explosion late Wednesday night at 410 S. Euclid Street. Read on...
  3. Possible Handgun Recovered at Scene of Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 6, 2019) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have said an item appearing to be a handgun was recovered at the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting involving a Fullerton Police Department officer in Anaheim on Friday night. Read on...
  4. Anaheim City Attorney Files 75 Misdemeanor Counts Against Off-Duty LAPD Detective

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 5, 2019) – The Anaheim City Attorney’s Office has filed 75 misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct against an off-duty LAPD detective accused of secretly recording in the men’s restroom at Angel Stadium. Read on...
  5. Anaheim Detectives Searching for Clues on 20 Year Anniversary of Cold Case Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have reopened the investigation of a young woman’s murder on the 20 year anniversary of her disappearance. Read on...
  6. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, June 21, 2019 on Beach Blvd at Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  7. Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Seeks Additional Victims of YouTube Rapper

    ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – (June 17, 2019) – Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) are seeking additional victims of human trafficking by a YouTube rapper arrested early last week. Read on...
  8. Gang Member Arrested at Conclusion of Pursuit Following Crime Spree

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested 31 year old Jesus Valdovinos, following a dangerous pursuit through Anaheim late Tuesday night. Read on...
  9. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 26, 2019 on Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  10. Anaheim Man Shot and Killed During Barricade

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 4, 2019) – A male adult suspect was shot and killed by SWAT officers during a barricade in Anaheim this morning. Read on...
  11. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 20, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 22, 2019 on La Palma Avenue and Kraemer Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect on Parole for Homicide;Suspect Assaulted PoliceK-9 during Apprehension

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 18, 2019) – Anaheim Police officers have arrested a parolee at large who is on parole for murder after attempting to contact him in a stolen car this evening... Read on...
  13. Civilian Anaheim Police Employee Critically Injured by DUI Driver

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2019) – A female civilian Traffic Control Assistant (TCA) was critically injured early Saturday afternoon when her vehicle was struck by a driver who is suspected of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana. Read on...
  14. Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Woman in Anaheim Alley

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 2, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman discovered in an alley early Saturday morning. Read on...
  15. O.C. Agencies Unite to Prove the Power of Collaboration

    Orange County agencies unite to prove the power of collaboration in identifying and assisting human trafficking victims. Read on...
  16. Woman Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and DUI Following Fatal Collision

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (February 10, 2019) – A 47 year old La Mirada woman was arrested for suspicion of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while Intoxicated and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs Causing Bodily Injury after a late night collision in Anaheim. Read on...
  17. Anaheim Police Arrest Three After Four-Month Murder Investigation; N0 2018 Unsolved Cases Remain

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 30, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the September shooting death of a 36-year-old Placentia resident, clearing the city’s last 2018 unsolved homicide. Read on...
  18. Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Road Rage Attack

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have arrested Joshua Robert Dalton, 28, of Anaheim, after he was identified as the suspect. Read on...
  19. Anaheim Police Seeking Information on Suspect in Road Rage Attack

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 24, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who climbed on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashed her windshield with his fist at the culmination of an apparent road rage incident. Read on...
  20. Anaheim Police Identify Man Killed In Gang Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 a.m. today, Anaheim Police responded to an apartment complex breezeway in the 400 block of S. Kroeger Street Read on...
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